|Umpire Brian Runge|
Name: Brian Edward Runge
Date of Birth: January 5, 1970
Place of Birth: San Diego, California
MiLB Leagues Worked: Northwest, Arizona Instructional, South Atlantic, California, Eastern, Pacific Coast.
MLB Debut: 1999 (NL)
MLB Finale: 2012 (MLB) [14 Years of Service]
Final Game: August 30, 2012
Umpire Uniform Number: 18
Crew Chief: No
2013 Crew: Tim McClelland -cc, Wally Bell, Marvin Hudson.
Ejections, Career: 9
First Career Ejection: 8/24/2000 (Lou Piniella)
Final Ejection: 7/11/2010 (Carlos Silva)
Ejection History: 0 (2005), 1 (2006), 1 (2007), 3 (2008), 1 (2009), 1 (2010), 0 (2011), 0 (2012).
UEFL History: Brian Runge
Postseason and Special Events History
World Baseball Classic: -
All-Star Game: 2012
Wild Card Game: -
Division Series: 2004, 2007, 2008
Championship Series: -
World Series: -
Notes: Dismissed from MLB service in 2013 due to alleged drug violation, marking the first known instance of umpire termination due to a violation of Major League Baseball's Umpire Drug and Alcohol Testing Program.
>> He was replaced by Chris Conroy, promoted to the Major League staff on June 14, 2013.